I truly find talk shows quite interesting during Christmas time. Now, let me make it clear: I'm definitely not an avid watcher of talk shows; but I do take a peek at a few of them around Christmas time to see the giveaways made to the studio audience members. And, truthfully, it's the reactions of audience members to the mere announcements of giveaways which get my attention. These crowds erupt with elated screams, shouts, and yelling! People jump up and down embracing one another as if they've found a long-lost friend! Others jump hysterically with arms flailing around all over the place like all their greatest dreams have just come true! It's an outbreak of uncontrollable joy and excitement, mixed with a pandemonium of applause! Can you imagine these folks going gleefully and totally insane simply hearing that they will be receiving a gift? Go ahead and imagine it for a moment or two.
Amazing isn't it?
Now, imagine that same joyful hysteria, visualize that same gleeful insanity, picture that same pleasant pandemonium being the reaction of people simply hearing that they've received the gift of salvation through faith in Christ!
I can only imagine.